As part of National Minority Donor Awareness Week, National Minority Donor Awareness Day is celebrated on August 1. National Minority Donor Awareness Week was created to increase awareness of the need, especially among minorities, for more organ, eye and tissue donors. I will keep it real…before it “happened to me” in the form […]
Celebrate National Chocolate Ice Cream Day with Nature’s Promise.
r’s note: This post is sponsored by Verizon Fios as part of the #FIOSPhilly Campaign. All opinions found here are strictly my own. It’s taken me a while to embrace my inner procrastinator and slowly I realized that driving myself crazy going against that is no way to be. Instead of bemoaning the fact that I am not a […]
Still looking for last minute ways to share the holidays with your friends and loved ones? Consider Macy’s Heart of Haiti ornaments. When my family dynamics changed as The Bee and I merged homes with The Librarian, we were so excited to celebrate everything together. However the end of this year found me struggling to […]
Today, August 10th is World Lion Day and I have to admit that I am a little bummed that I didn’t learn about this day until NOW and that I failed to share some of my favorite picture books with the daycare I visited today. Bah! Earlier in the summer I did a lion themed storytime […]
Wait? What? Yup! There is a day called “National Underwear Day.” It was created by a company called Freshpair on August 5th, 2003 in an effort to publicly shine light on “unmentionables.” Here are picture books to celebrate national underwear day. The Underpants Zoo by Brian Sendelbach. This unusual zoo features animals wearing all types of […]
My obsession with the soundtrack of Hamilton the Musical has me feeling the need to want to know more about the history of America. As a native Philadelphian, I’m always filled with pride that my city celebrates Independence Day with a BANG. This year the tradition continues when The Delaware River Waterfront Corporation (DRWC) and Wawa […]